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DEA Kratom Ban Takes Effect Friday, Lawmakers Ask Agency To Reverse Decision

A Drug Enforcement Agency ban of the herbal supplement kratom will likely go in effect on September 30. However, a bipartisan group of U.S. representatives is requesting DEA Administrator Chuck Rosenberg reverse the kratom ban to allow continued research on the controversial plant. Known for its opiate-like effects, kratom has become progressively popular for treating...
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